ATTENTION GENEALOGISTS AND FAMILY HISTORIANS! Our Archives Department has recently cataloged hundreds of letters-to-the-editor of the Malvern Leader, the late Allen Wortman, from local servicemen stationed away from home during WWII. The list for servicemen whose last names start between I through Z will be published in next month’s column. We now have available the following list of those servicemen with last names starting between A through H, along with the number of letters for each serviceman we have on file:
Adams, Keith (8); Alberts, Maurice (1); Allen, Ira B. (19); Alley, John (1); Alley, Theo R. (1); Anderson, Alfred (1); Archer, Russell H. (1); Arnold, Donnice M. (1); Atkinson, Theron (2); Atteberry, Elven E. (1)
Baer, Bill (5); Baldozier, Clifford (1); Ballain, Myron C. (5); Bare, Kenneth (2); Barns, John R. (1); Beals, John (1); Beals, Robert (1); Bell, Gene K. (3); Bell, Ira (1); Benedict, George J. (2); Bennett, Alfred Leland (6); Benton, A.T. "Tom" (1); Biggerstaff, Clarence A. (3); Biggerstaff, Delmar (3); Bingham (1); Bird, Rolland N. (2); Birdsall, Edward L. (1); Bishop, Marlin LeRoy (1); Blackburn, Carroll M. (1); Boos, Clarence E. (1); Bradbury, Alva (2); Breeding, Garold (2); Brewer, Charles (1); Brown, Elven N. (1); Brumbaugh, Norman (1); Bryan, Dan (4); Buesing, John H. (1); Burgoin, Donald (1); Butterfield, Irwin (1)
Carlson, Gilbert W. (1); Carlson, J. L. (1); Carson, La Verne (1); Chaney, James (1); Clark, Harold R. (1); Clay, Neil L (1); Conner, Dudley (5); Conner, Richard (5); Conrad, Harry L. (5); Costello, Charles D. (5); Cross, W. (1)
Davis, Delbert (2); Dawson, Joe (34); Dinville, George (2); Donner, Auren R. (2); Dooley, Clarence (1); Dougherty, Dale M. (2); Doyle, Maurice (2)
Eacrette, L. Roy (2); Eastwood, Donald E. (4); Edding, C.R.H. (1); Edie, D.K. (1); Ellis, Earl J.P. (1); Ellis, Wayne (1); Evans, Robert L. (1)
Fickel, Jack Danley (2); Fickel, Richard (1); Fletcher, Carroll W. (1); Foster, Harry (1)
Galliher, Paul L. (1); Gass (Goos?), Darwyn (1); Gearhart, Howard C. (1); Gidley, Tom (1); Gilbert, Dorothy R. (1); Glenn, Wilbur L. (3); Graves, Darby (2); Graves, Ellis Reed (1); Groff, Ora J. (2); Groff, Darrell E. (1)
Hall, Charles (1); Hall, Eric (2); Hall, Joe R. (1); Hall, John O. (5); Hall, Raymond (1); Hall, Stewart (2); Hambsch (?), L. Roy (2); Harbor, W.A. (1); Hardy, Orville V. (1); Harold, Virgil E. (1); Haslup, W.G. (1); Hasselquist, Sidney (2); Hatfield, Everett (1); Hatfield, Forrest (1); Hatten, Clyde Jr. (2); Hays, Alvin (2); Hedding, W.A. (1); Henderson, Daniel M. (1); Hensley, Stanley G. (1); Hering, Jack D. (1); Hering, Jim (1); Hertz, Clayton "Bud" (3); Hickman, Marion (2); Hicks, Lloyd (2); Hillyer, Dale (1); Hilton, Harry (1); Himbaugh, H.E. (1); Hites, Elmo (8); Hites, Gladys (1); Hites, Ray (3); Horn, Harold (1); Huey, DeWayne (2); Hummel, Max L. (2); Hutchings, Sam (1)
If you are interested in receiving a copy or copies for your family records, please call the Malvern Public Library at (712) 624-8554 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our volunteers will make copies for area locals to pick up at the circulation desk. For out-of-towners, copies will be made and mailed. This service is free, but donations will be gladly received.
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